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[movies]Protest - Film shot by Hans Sipma.
Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for p...
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Demonstrations; Theatres; Crowds; Streets
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[movies]Protest - Hans Sipma
Super 8 mm film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for protest, and...
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Demonstrations; Theatres; Crowds; Streets; Vancouver
Downloads: 162
[movies]Coqu[itlam] Lake Okanagan and [Myra] Canyon [and] Start of PNE Parade - Eileen Brennan
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage probably taken from a Kettle Valley Railroad train going through the Okanagan. The film ends with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include Shell, White Spot, and the New Westminster Shrine Club General Band. Businesses shown include Oscar's, Standard Stations, British American Oil Company, Canadian Pacific Rail...
Keywords: Parade; Police on horses; Crowds; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Canyons; Bridges; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 227
[movies]Opening of Bloedel Conservatory - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting the opening of the Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park on December 6th, 1969. Film contains bird√Ęs eye view footage of the Bloedel Conservatory, Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver as seen from an airplane. The film also documents the external building structure of the Bloedel Conservatory and people entering it for the opening ceremony. Notable people filmed at the opening ceremony include Mayor Tom Campbell and his wife (who is holding a program...
Keywords: Openings; Crowds; Park buildings; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Views; Greenhouses; Parks; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 45
[movies]City Lights Etc. - William Gardner
Item is an amateur film documenting Vancouver city lights at night in 1964, including several neon signs and Theatre Row on Granville Street. The film also contains snow scenes and footage of the William Gardner family at Capilano Road in North Vancouver in December 1964 and January 1965, and footage of the family at their West Vancouver home between May and July 1965. [1964-1965]. Item # MI-122
Keywords: Snow; Children; Children's activities; Families; Family recreation; Businesses; Advertisements; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 404
[movies]PNE Parade - Start of the RCMP Musical Ride - Eileen Brennan
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include the train from Montreal to Port Moody 1886, New Westminster, Comox Valley, Sannich, Vancouver Fire Department, Fraser Expedition, Canadian Order of Foresters, The Moonlighters, Horseshoe Bay, and the P.N.E Minstrel Band...
Keywords: Parade; Police on horses; Crowds; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Bands; Buildings; Courthouses; Flags; Automobiles; Hotels; Hastings-Sunrise (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 111
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon -7381 print from 7381 - L40 from L 0-50-50 B wind (pos) - Michael Collier
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Footage includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, pedestrians, and store window displays. Some scenes of Granville Street looking South toward Eatons, footage also shows the 'Bowmac' neon sign and many others. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-570
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; Lighting
Downloads: 56
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon - Can 3a - Neon 7381 print from 7381 L40 from L 50-50-50 B wind (pos) - Michael Collier
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated differently throughout. Short clips are spliced together; includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, and store window displays. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-568
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Lighting
Downloads: 39
[movies]Wire - Michael Collier
[1969]. Item is a short independent film filmed, directed and edited by Michael Collier. The three actors are: Dennis MacDonald, Gary Killeen and Dave Ponsart. Film depicts three men who find some insulated wire in the ocean [at wreck beach], drag it into a pile, hitchhike to downtown Vancouver, and then travel around downtown dragging the wire on the sidewalk behind them. Eventually the wire is left to one man who drags it on his own for a while until he leaves it in the car of a man from whom ...
Keywords: Men; Coasts; Beaches; Vehicles; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 60
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon -7381 print from original rev 50-50-50 - 0-50-50 A wind (neg) - Michael Collier
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Footage includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, pedestrians, and store window displays. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-569
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; Lighting
Downloads: 26
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon - ECP [Eastman colour positive] to ECP [Eastman colour positive] - Light 25 - Michael Collier
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated differently throughout. Short multi-scene clips are spliced together. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-567
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Lighting
Downloads: 57
[movies]The Vancouver Stock Exchange - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. This film, along with "An Exchange of Value," was produced by Yaletown Productions for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. The film depicts the stock market industry in Vancouver. Reference code: AM1553-8-S14-:MI-265
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Stock-exchanges; Office workers; Cityscapes; Buildings
Downloads: 186
[movies]Stadium time lapse [uncut] - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1983. Silent film featuring time lapse footage of the roof of B.C. Place Stadium being inflated; includes views from both inside and outside the building. As well as view shots of the Vancouver skyline with the addition of B.C. Place Stadium and its prominent roof. Reference code: AM1553-8-S11-: MI-250
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Stadiums; Sports facilities; Construction industry
Downloads: 148
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Day One City - Orig[inal] Col[our] Rev[ersal] - Oct 1/73 - Michael Collier
Oct. 1973. Item is raw camera footage shot for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Includes street scenes, a parking meter, electrical lines, port scenes with cranes and ships, and a sunflower. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-564
Keywords: traffic; ships and shipping; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 35
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon - Michael Collier
1973. Item is raw camera footage shot for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Includes night street scenes featuring neon lights on Granville Street and Georgia Street, including: Movieland Arcade, Sam's, the Orpheum, Vogue Theatre, Bowmac and more. Also includes scenes of traffic, and shop windows. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-565
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Lighting
Downloads: 265
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon Madman for 9.02 W/P" - Michael Collier
1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Scene shows downtown traffic and pedestrians, a parking meter and a mannequin. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-566
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Lighting
Downloads: 48
[movies]An exchange of value - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. This film, along with "The Vancouver Stock Exchange," was produced by Yaletown Productions for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. This film explains how the stock exchange works, gives an overview of the history of the Vancouver Stock Exchange, and follows the Very Hopeful Mining Company. The Very Hopeful Mining Company raises capitol through the Vancouver Stock Exchange and eventually becomes a successful company...
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Mining; Office workers; Stock-exchanges; Business enterprises
Downloads: 51
[movies]Expo views - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1986. Original 16mm colour negative uncut; raw film footage shot at Expo. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-239
Keywords: Expo 86; Transportation; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; Signs and signboards; Sculpture; Flags
Downloads: 71
[movies]Yaletown Prod. - 16mm Negative - "Economic Dev[elopment]" - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1992. Cycling through Pacific Spirit Regional Park and then along 18th crossing Crown. Reference code: AM1553-8-S5-: MI-263
Keywords: Boats and ships; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Diving suits; Engineers; Machinery; Parks; Cycling; Crowds; Traffic; Buildings; Flags; Fountains
Downloads: 26
[movies]Stadium - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1983. Film is the release print of "Stadium" featuring construction of BC Place Stadium with time lapse of inflating roof. Also contains a panning shot of the city of Vancouver, and shots of construction in progress before the roof was ready to go up, workers working, an aerial view of the building without a roof, the crowd and dignitaries inside awaiting and watching the inflation of the roof. Musical soundtrack...
Keywords: Aerial photographs; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Construction industry; Architecture--details; Crowds; Cityscapes; Stadiums; Sports facilities; Speeches, addresses, etc
Downloads: 103
[movies]Allscreen - Vancouver- reel #1 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. Film features raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage features people outside the Vancouver Art Gallery, pedestrians on Robson St, Vancouver in the evening, a sunset over English Bay and sailboats on English Bay. Some looping of clips. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-253
Keywords: Galleries and museums; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Crowds; Buildings; Entertainers; Stores--Retail; Sailboats; Seawalls; Sunset (Vancouver, B.C.); Beaches; Sailboats; Kayaks
Downloads: 59
[movies]Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #2 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage features the City of Vancouver, and includes harbour views, the train in Stanley Park loading and unloading tourists as well as the train ride views; including some zoo animals, children at the petting zoo, Granville Island; especially the Public Market, False Creek Ferries, a view of the Granville Street bridge, the Burrard Street bridge and views from the Granville St...
Keywords: Marinas; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Seawalls; Rowboats; Sailboats; Parks; Children; Zoo animals; Zoos; Granville Island (Vancouver, B.C.); Street entertainers; Crowds; Stores--Retail
Downloads: 64
[movies]Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #4 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Film features aerial views of: B.C. Place Stadium, the City of Vancouver from Stanley Park, Coal Harbour, the seawall, Stanley Park, the downtown area, the B.C. Ferries-run seabus, the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre still under construction, the Expo Centre (now the Telus World of Science) under construction, as well as views of the development of the Expo site, the Fras...
Keywords: Cruise ships; Cityscapes; Seawalls; Parks; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Ferries; Construction industry; Sailboats; Logging; Rivers; Airports; Containers; Boats and ships; Police boats; Universities and colleges--buildings; Harbours
Downloads: 68
[movies]Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #3 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Including Vancouver street scenes, the downtown area around Burrard Street, and Georgia Street, the Trade and Convention Centre construction site in Coal Harbour, Coal Harbour, the B.C. Ferries seabus, the Gastown neighbourhood, tourists, the steam clock, First Nations artists carving a totem pole, the undeveloped Expo 86 site, and various views of the city of Vancouver...
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Buildings; People; Office workers; Construction industry; Traffic; Cruise ships; Boats and ships; Waterfronts; Air travel; Ferries; Gastown (Vancouver, B.C.); First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Totem poles; Sunset (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 64
[movies]Vancouver - Pacific Celebration [French version] - New Horizon Films Ltd.
1982. Film is a promotional film for the city of Vancouver. The film won several awards at film festivals including: Chris Plaque - Best Travel Film, at Columbus International Film Festival; a Special Jury Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival; the Canuck Award - 2nd Place Best Canadian Travel Film, Canadian Travel Association; a Bronze Award at the Film and Television Festival of New York; and a Certificate of Merit - Recreation at the Chicago International Film Festival...
Keywords: Airports; Skiing; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Construction industry; Shipping; Fishing; Views; Sailboats; Golfing; Coast ranges; Horse racing; Sports facilities; Cycling; Football; Hockey, ice; Tennis; Parks; Fountains; Soccer; Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.); Gastown (Vancouver, B.C.); Parades; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Festivals; Rodeos; Logging; West End (Vancouver, B.C.); Kayaks; Dinners and dining
Downloads: 42
[movies]Vancouver - Pacific Celebration - New Horizon Films Ltd.
1976. Film is a promotional film for the city of Vancouver. The film won several awards at film festivals including: Chris Plaque - Best Travel Film, at Columbus International Film Festival; a Special Jury Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival; the Canuck Award - 2nd Place Best Canadian Travel Film, Canadian Travel Association; a Bronze Award at the Film and Television Festival of New York; and a Certificate of Merit - Recreation at the Chicago International Film Festival...
Keywords: Airports; Skiing; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Construction industry; Shipping; Fishing; Views; Sailboats; Golfing; Coast ranges; Horse racing; Sports facilities; Cycling; Football; Hockey, ice; Tennis; Parks; Fountains; Soccer; Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.); Gastown (Vancouver, B.C.); Parades; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Festivals; Rodeos; Logging; West End (Vancouver, B.C.); Kayaks; Dinners and dining
Downloads: 138
[movies]Focus on Expo - one inch master - Aug. '86 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Aug. 1986. This item consists of video transfers of film footage shot at Expo 86. The raw footage was transferred to video and edited on tape into a finished production. According to the donor this is the original of the final production with sound and image combined. "Vancouver - Focus on Expo 86" was released August 1986 as a video postcard. Film featuring highlights of Expo 86 . Includes royal visit, highlights of USA, USSR, China, GM, Canada, BC, Folklife pavillions...
Keywords: Royal visits; Royalty; Expo 86; Pavilions; Cityscapes; Vancouver (B.C.)--Aerial photographs; Vancouver (B.C.); Vancouver (B.C.)--Celebrations; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Crowds; Parades; Police on horses; Signs and signboards; Boats and ships; Ferries; Transit and transportation; Transit and transportation--Rail transit; Transit systems; Transportation; Statues; Children; Musicians; Dancers; Children's activities; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Police; Amusement parks; Canoes and canoeing
Downloads: 69
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